Labour History Archive and Study Centre

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  • Telephone
      +44 (0)161 838 9190
  • Address
    • People’s History Museum, Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3ER, England, United Kingdom
  • Opening Hours
    • Monday-Friday 10.00-17.00. Lunchtime closure between 12.30-13.30 / The archive is closed at weekends and public holidays. Visits by appointment.
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  • Archival and Other Holdings

    The Labour History Archive & Study Centre (LHASC) is located at People’s History Museum (PHM) in Manchester, UK. Delve into this internationally significant collection of archive material, which includes items of national importance from the last 250 years of British social and political history. Home to the complete holdings of the national Labour Party and Communist Party of Great Britain and over 95,000 photographs relating to the growth of democracy in Britain, covering not only parliamentary reform, extension of the vote and general elections, but grassroots organisations and campaigns also. Learn how the collection continues to grow today, and how it is used by communities, researchers and individuals to explore the social and political stories of the past. The archive collections complement archive material, objects, photographs and banners on display in the museum’s galleries, which are also explored through PHM’s public programme of events and exhibitions:

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